The University of British Columbia

Men’s basketball games postponed; women’s basketball set to return to action

Men’s basketball games postponed; women’s basketball set to return to action

KELOWNA, B.C. – This weekend's UBC Okanagan Heat men's basketball games against the UFV Cascades have been postponed the Canada West conference announced on Thursday, while the Heat's women's games against UFV will go ahead as originally planned.

The change in the men's schedule comes as a result of the Heat not having the minimum number of players available to safely compete due to a combination of illness and travel complications.

Reschedule dates have not yet been set.

The Heat's women's games will go ahead as planned. Tip-off against the Cascades is slated for 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

With the return of varsity action to The Furnace this weekend, Heat fans are reminded about the current COVID-19 health restrictions in place for sporting events. Capacity will be limited to 50 percent for all varsity events for the foreseeable future while proof of vaccination is required via QR code scanning upon entrance to the facility. The use of masks will also be enforced while inside The Furnace.

- with files from Canada West